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Five-star hotels being probed by China's tourism regulator

BEIJING, China - The woes of one customer in China, have managed to provoke a nationwide investigation into five-star hotels, ...

Ofcom slaps fines on Virgin Media and EE for overcharging

LONDON, U.K. - After facing allegations of overcharging their customers, Virgin Media and EE have both been slapped with huge ...

Japan's tech conglomerate pours in funds into WeWork

TOKYO, Japan - WeWork has announced that it has managed to secure additional funds from the Masayoshi Son-led Japanese technology ...

Facebook and Instagram using AI to spot drug dealers

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to join in America's war against the addition crisis, the world's largest social networking ...

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - In a bid to cater to millions of potential consumers in the region, the music ...

Uber loss in 3rd quarter 38% worse than 2nd quarter

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Uber has lost almost $1 billion in the third quarter. The loss for the privately-held company ...

Bausch Health extension to boost jobs from current 1,350

WATERFORD, Ireland - Bausch Health Companies Inc. has announced it will invest to expand contact lens manufacturing capacity at its ...

Best for Qualtrics and SAP yet to come, says SAP CEO

WALLDORF, Germany, PROVO, Utah, SEATTLE, Washington – The purchase of Qualtrics International, which was founded by two brothers, Ryan and ...

US Senate Judiciary Chair Grassley's Move to Leave Key Opening

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley on Friday said he planned to relinquish the position next year, leaving a ...

Judge Allows Class-Action Lawsuit by Mentally Ill Veterans

HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT - Thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who developed post-traumatic stress disorder but ...

USA, UK meet industry leaders to reinforce sanctions on N Korea

Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 17 (ANI): Amid reports of North Korea's successful testing of a new high-tech tactical weapon, representatives ...

Votes Hand Recounted in Florida US Senate Race

A hand recount of the votes cast in Florida's U.S. Senate race began Friday after a federal judge angrily told ...

Nigerian Millennials Fuel Domestic Tourism

IKOGOSI, NIGERIA - Deola Akeju stood under the gushing waterfalls of Ikogosi in western Nigeria, laughing with her friends and ...

DeVos Proposes Overhaul to Campus Sexual Misconduct Rules

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, ...

China Steps up Online 'Clean-up,' Monitoring of Ordinary Citizens

Beijing's powerful Cyberspace Administration on Friday announced a nationwide "clean-up" operation targeting social media accounts, official media reported. The move ...

Rassie heaps praise on 'quality' Scotland coach

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has heaped praise on his Scottish counterpart Gregor Townsend ahead of the Test ...

SIMBEX silver jubilee: Singaporean ships arrive at Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Ships of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) arrived at Visakhapatnam on Friday ...

Sanctions Play 'Key Role' In Russia's Economic Underperformance

Western sanctions have played an important factor leading to the underperformance of the Russian economy over the past four years, ...

Take A Weight Off: 'Grand K' Kilo Being Retired

VERSAILLES, FRANCE - In a historic vote, nations on Friday unanimously approved a groundbreaking overhaul to the international system of ...

Proteas look to give more opportunities in Gold Coast T20

Brisbane - The Proteas are aiming to continue building a winning culture in the one-off T20 international against Australia at ...

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Saudi seeks death penalty for five Khashoggi murder suspects

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A day after Turkey said that suspects in the murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi ...

Turkey Rejects Saudi Claim on Khashoggi's Killing

ISTANBUL - Turkey has dismissed Saudi Arabia's latest version of events in the October 2 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal ...

Take A Weight Off: 'Grand K' Kilo Being Retired

VERSAILLES, FRANCE - In a historic vote, nations on Friday unanimously approved a groundbreaking overhaul to the international system of ...

Up to 30 children reportedly killed in eastern Syria: UN expert

The UN Children's Fund, UNICEF, has expressed alarm at reports that up to 30 children have been killed during recent ...

Netanyahu's Main Coalition Partner Pushes for Early Election

JERUSALEM - Israel moved closer to early elections Friday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main coalition partner, the ultra-nationalist Jewish ...

The Week In Russia: War, Peace, And A Presidential Back-Pat In Paris

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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